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Livingston, Henry (1714-1799) to Robert and Alida Livingston re: best wishes for a happy New Year

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01625 Author/Creator: Livingston, Henry (1714-1799) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1725/02 Pagination: 1p. + docket 17.5 x 32.7 cm

Summary of Content: Henry Livingston, the son of Gilbert Livingston, sends his grandparents warm greetings for the New Year.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyHolidays and Celebrations

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